Passionate about enhancing the human condition through music education, Monica’s experience extends through instrumental teaching, primary classroom music, chamber music coaching and Dalcroze training for adults and children. She studied violin with Peter Cropper, and later with Catherine Yates. She is Lecturer in Dalcroze Studies at Royal Conservatoire of Scotland where she trains undergraduate teachers and brings together students from all disciplines to learn and create together. She also leads a prizewinning Masters’ Module at RCS for qualified teachers called “Exploring Responsibility of All Through Dalcroze Eurhythmics” which is funded by the Scottish Government.
In 2019 she joined the team at National Youth String Orchestra, specialising in using Dalcroze to train the members of the Intermediate orchestras. Recent international work has included teaching on Dalcroze Australia’s Summer School, and on String Camps in Ukraine.